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Transforming Education

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Report VISIONS 2020: Transforming Education and Training Through Advanced Technologies published by the U.S. government draws the scenes of the twenty-year education and warns that new technologies not only improve educational systems, but that will change the same naturalize of education. The report was prepared at the request of the Ministry of Commerce for a broad group of experts on the evolution of society and education.

Its content is consistent with the experience of a character, Iona, a twelve year old girl who lives in virtual worlds major educational sensations. The idea of American Education Minister, Rod Paige, is that these views will help the implementation of the National Education Technology Plan because, he explains, building a strong America means ensuring that every child receives the proper education. (A valuable related resource: Steven Holl). The report notes that future information technology will be powered by large dynamic content that simultaneously integrate motion, vision and sound, which together with the expected findings on computer-simulated worlds and what they bring new generations of information technology, will cause a profound change in form and content of the teachings of the various grades.

Very interesting view of the United States about the future prospects of education, especially as indicated by the source of information, needs to be bringing this technological development applied to education, and will demand the union of different disciplines academic and educational strategies to develop the contents of the new world that opens to education based on the present and immediate technologies, in which these groups of professionals design should also involved.